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mandatory:

  1. full-sized SD card does not stick out of card readers' case
  2. detachable cable (connected to card reader via micro-USB A or USC C, mini-USB B may also be acceptable)
  3. matte case without glossy parts

preferable:

  1. black color (or other dark color)
  2. sturdy case (metal or hard plastic)

does not matter:

  1. price
  2. brand
  3. whether any extra functions make it bigger (unless it is bigger than 230W power brick from gaming notebook) EDIT: now want it to be smaller than Sony MRWE90/BC1 XQD

for example, HDD enclosures listed below would fit the bill if they would accept SD cards instead of (or in addition to) 2.5" drives

https://www.inateck.com/inateck-fe2004-usb-3-0-hdd-external-enclosure.html

https://www.inateck.com/hard-drive-accessories/hdd-enclosures/tool-free-usb-3-0-hdd-enclosure/inateck-usb-3-0-2-5-portable-hdd-enclosure-3port-usb-3-0-hub.html

any suggestions for where to look for it?

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Sony MRWE90/BC1 XQD seems to fit all my requirements (yet to buy it to find out for sure), although it is almost as big as 2.5" HDD enclosure and costs over $50 (former drawback is more important for me)

so my search continues with added criteria: smaller than Sony MRWE90/BC1 XQD and without XQD slot, or with USB type C connector, or docking station / port replicator that has full-sized SD slot

EDIT: yes, it does, except second slot for sony's proprietary XQD memory cards is useless for me until XQD to SD adapter is created

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